ethel’s words

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DUMPING TIRES

TIRE DEALERS: ONE AMONG YOU IS AN UNPRINCIPLED PHONEY--OR AT LEAST A CROOK, A MONEY-GRUBBER

But who would believe someone so vulgar, so crude, as to dump tires along somebody’s neat fence--to save their money at someone else’s expense--especially when that someone else is a Central City person, not likely a banker.

A TALL, HANDSOME, SLENDER SLEAZE BRAIN IS IN THE TIRE BUSINESS OR, MORE LIKELY, WAS.

WITH HIS FINE PICK-UP TRUCK AND SPIFFY-CLEAN BOX TRAILER, HE LEFT STACKS OF USED TIRES BESIDE THE PROPERTY OF AN 88-YEAR-OLD WOMAN.

This space, on a public street, also has served for parking for a mid-aging woman.

You could look through all the jails and penal institutions in Utah and you’d never find a slumbag like this paleface cheap cheat. Oh, no, the lock-em-up system is for a child who steals dog-food or a dark-skinned fellow who gets into a survival fight in Yankee America’s violent underbelly.

Prisons and jails are for the poor, for the descendants of slaves, for the children of the Natives from whom this land was wrested with gun and terror.

The history of this beautiful continent and this gun-mad nation is not fit to tell children or the tender-hearted.

All these thoughts generated by a depraved money-grubber dumping six tons or so of used tires against a clean, tidy fence in a poor neighborhood.

Ethel C. Hale